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Book cover of Walker Percy's the Moviegoer at FiftyWalker Percy’s The Moviegoer at Fifty: New Takes on an Iconic American Novel has just been released from LSU Press. This well-received collection of twelve new essays includes a contribution from Jonathan Potter and Read Mercer Schuchardt revisiting “The Moviegoer’s Cinematic References.”

This is the first critical work devoted solely to Percy’s debut novel. Coinciding with the centenary of his birth, this collection offers fresh perspectives that underscore the novel’s ongoing relevance.


Monday, February 03, 2014

24 Things You Might Not Know About Fight Club

Here’s 24 Things You Might Not Know About Fight Club... and a few more you might find interesting…
25.  Fight Club is itself guilty of the critique it makes, in which everything is “a copy of a copy of a copy,” as the film is heavily thematically mirrored by Pink Floyd’s The Wall, The Matrix, and American Beauty. 
26.  Fight Club is really a Grown-Up Retelling of Calvin and Hobbes.
27.  In the Allstate “Mayhem” commercial about “golf-ball-sized hail”, there is a Fight Club sound clip used in the ad.
28.  Fight Club is an advertisement for Urban Outfitters clothing stores.

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